By Russell Edwards Drinking alcohol seems to be one of the few things humans everywhere do. Beer in particular has long been a part of human history. Many people enjoy raising a pint with friends.
By Greg Downey The Bull of Winter weakens In 2003, after decades of working with the Viliui Sakha, indigenous horse and cattle breeders in the Vilyuy River region of northeastern Siberia, anthropologist Susan Crate began
Got Absorption? Toward a Neuroanthropology of Ritual and Play By Neely Myers -Cross posted with Somatosphere– On Thursday, Nov. 17th at the American Anthropological Association meetings in Montreal, Canada, I attended a double panel of
Beyond the Drug War This week I reached a turning point. The drug war is over for me. It’s immoral, it’s destructive, and worse, it’s not effective. Supporting it, when legal drugs are both regulated
By Paul Mason Paul Mason is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Macquarie University, currently in the last months of his write-up, and frequent contributor to Neuroanthropology. He is eating a lot of off-brand cornflakes
By Ethel Saryee & Daniel Lende Last month the MedAnth Listserve crowd sourced a bibliography on obesity and anthropology, initiated by a request by Ashante Reese from American University. Reese, who works with obesity in